Call for Papers- Differential Mobilities

The Mobile Media Lab in the Communication Studies Department at Concordia University in Montreal will be hosting a conference entitled “Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Societies.”  The conference will be held in Montreal from May 8th-13th, 2013.
The deadline for abstracts is November 21st, 2012.

For a full call for papers and more information about the conference, click here.

CFP: Mobile Communications 10th Anniversary Pre-Conference Workshop

The Mobile Communications 10th Anniversary Pre-Conference Workshop has issued a call for papers for their workshop to be held from June 16th-17th, 2013 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Media and Communications Department.

A 250-500 word abstract and 50 word bio are due by November 16th, 2012 and should be sent to j.vincent@surrey.ac.uk.

For a full call for papers and more information, click here.

Dr. Kim Sawchuk and Dr. Mireia Fernandez-Ardèvol present at the 4th ECC 2012

Dr. Kim Sawchuk and Dr. Mireia Fernandez-Ardèvol, two members of the Active Ageing Network, are presenting papers at the 4th European Communication Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.  The theme of the 2012 conference is “Social Media and Global Voices.”  The conference is organized by the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), the Turkish Communication Research Association (ILAD), with Istanbul Bilgi University.  The conference takes place from October 24th to October 27th, 2012.

For a full list of papers and events, visit the conference website.

Giuliana Cucinelli presents her work “AddressKnown: Working with Geolocation Based Storytelling”

Giuliana Cucinelli, a member of the Active Ageing team, will present her research on the Park Extension project, entitled “AddressKnown: Working with Geolocation Based Storytelling,” at the International Institute for Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Leadership Annual Conference.  The conference will take place in Noto, Sicily (Italy) from October 14th-18th, 2012.

Upcoming Ageing-Communications-Media Open Workshop in Barcelona

The Ageing-Communications-Media International Network has an upcoming Open Workshop to be held in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, October 17th, 2012.
For a full list of presentations, click here.

For more information about the Open Workshop in English, click here.
For more information about the Open Workshop in Spanish, click here.
For more information about the Open Workshop in Catalan, click here.

Dr. Kim Sawchuk and Dr. Line Grenier present at Crossroads 2012

Dr. Kim Sawchuk and Dr. Line Grenier, two members of the Active Ageing Network, are presenting papers at the “Crossroads 2012” conference in Paris, France.  The conference takes place from July 2nd to July 6th, 2012. Their panel is entitled “Ageing Cultural Studies.”

For a full list of papers and events for Crossroads 2012, click here.

14 June, 2012- Together: respecting elders from all our communities

 7th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2012,“Together: Respecting Elders from all our communities”,  June 14, 2012 from 1:00 to 4:30 pm, Salle communautaire Galeries du Parc, 3575 Park Avenue, Montreal.  Welcome all! Join us for an afternoon of activities, entertainment and refreshments! Wear something purple in solidarity!

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is held in June each year. The first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was organized by the International Network for the Prevention for Elder Abuse (INPEA) in 2006.The day serves as a call to action for individuals, organizations and communities to raise awareness about abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people.

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Fighting Bill 78

 

From a Montreal Facebook site. The helicopters fly overhead. It sounds like a city under siege, a government waging a war against its own people.

ACM at CCA

The ACM will presenting at the CCA, Wilfrid Laurier University, May 30, 2012.

Ageing (Communications) Media: Interdisciplinary,Transnational Approaches/ Vieillissement et médias (de communication): approches interdisciplinaires et transnationales. Panel H4 in room HH 1108, 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Papers: Mireia Fernandez-Ardevol & Lidia Arroyo, Missed Calls: Barcelona and Los Angeles Compared”, Chui Yin Wong, “Extraordinary Lives: Living, Working and Ageing in Malaysia”; Barbara Crow & Kim Sawchuk, “The Concept of Mobility: Absent, Present and Alone Together”; Line Grenier, Ageing as/and Enduring: Discussing with “Turtles [that] Don’t Die of Old Age”.